Thunder Bay Ventures’ catchment area is vibrant, healthy, attractive and sustainable for employees and employers.

Funded by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario, also known as FedNor, Thunder Bay Ventures administers the Community Futures Program.  In supporting small business and economic development. 

We offer the following programs and services:

Strategic community planning, economic development and diversification

Business information, counselling, and advisory services

Access to capital for small businesses and social enterprises


To foster community growth through innovation, diversification, modernization, and inclusion.

Value Statement

Thunder Bay Ventures pursues its mission by adhering o the following values:

  • Inclusiveness
  • Trust
  • Honesty & Integrity
  • Respect
  • Diversity
  • Community involvement for the common good
  • Dedication to goals

Meet The Team at Thunder Bay Ventures

Maria Vidotto

General Manager

1 (807) 768-6650


Billie-Jo Hay

Financial Administrator

1 (807) 768-6650






Do you have questions? Connect with an associate

Thunder Bay Ventures is here to help you and your business. Small business is the backbone of Northwestern Ontario and we are here to answer any questions you may have. Fill out our contact form and an associate will get back to you as soon as possible.